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Sep 16, 2009 6:00am EDT
this morning, house debate of a resolution condemning congressman joe wilson. that is followed by "washington journal." following morning speeches, they will work on a bill to promote hybrid vehicle technology and a student financial aid bill. on c-span 3, the senate judiciary committee hears testimony from fbi director robert muller. live coverage of this oversight hearing begins at 10:00 a.m., eastern time. later, another senate hearing looks at the future of manned space flight. we'll hear about recent nasa review of the u.s. space agency. that begins live at 2:30 p.m., eastern, also on cspan 3. you can watch all of our live events on our website, c- span.org. >> congressman ron paul wants to hold the federal reserve accountable for the country's economic crisis he also wants to end the federal reserve. he talks about his new book on c-span 2. on sunday. next month, a unique look at the highest court. its role, traditions, and history. >> i don't think it's an understatement to say this building would not be here if it wasn't for the persistence of chief justice taft. >> he had in mind tha
MSNBC
Sep 15, 2009 4:00pm EDT
joe wilson as democrats move closer to their own verbal smack down. >> i will not be muscled. >> whether he's muzzled or not, can there be a winner in this lingering back and forth? plus words from michael steele directed at house speaker nancy pelosi. >> later, remember him? >> major combat operations in iraq have ended. >> despite his own slumps, bush 43 according to a former speechwriter often ridiculed other politicians on both sides of the aisles. wait until you hear what he allegedly said about barack obama and hillary clinton. >> the journalist who threw his shoes at president bush said he would do it all again. >> a town hall exchange for the ages. >> don't feel my leg and tell me it's raining. >> thank you. i wouldn't dignify you by peeing on your leg. >> all that and more this hour on msnbc. >> good afternoon. i'm tamron hall live in new york. >> aemds david shuster live in washington. key democrats have pointed to this day, september 15th, as the deadline for crucial bipartisan senate panel working on health care reform. in the big picture, the intriguing silence f
MSNBC
Sep 10, 2009 8:00pm EDT
] >> congressman wilson, the chief clown of the circus, apologizes but not formal ly and for the wrong thing. >> he apologized quickly and without equivocation, and i'm appreciative of that. >> i wish he had not. >> i want to tell you this, that it was spontaneous. >> so, at most flat lens. the outburst may have been spontaneous but being wrong on the facts of section 246 was not, the enabling of, the celebration of the republican culture of being wrong at the top of your voice. tonight, a special comment. with opposition to reform now reduced to deather birther shouters, can the president now get the reform he outlined passed? he meets with democratic senators on the fringe and with nurses in the trenches. >> if there are real concerns about any aspect of my plan, let's address them. if there are real differences, let's resolve them. >> congressman anthony wiener on if this is enough and what's next. >>> sarah palin mushes further into the wilderness. obama last night demonized victims of the war on terror when he pointed out the iraq war cost money. must have been the speech given by the voices i
MSNBC
Sep 14, 2009 3:00pm EDT
of this crisis. >>> plus, no more apologies. congressman joe wilson says he is done saying sorry after his outburst during the president's address to congress. but will house leaders demand more action? we will talk live to a congressman who wants wilson to fight back. >>> breaking news in the murder of yale student, annie le. police say they know who killed her. le's body was found stuffed in a campus building wall on the day she was supposed to be married. we are live with the late breaking details. >>> no mercy for drivers. cash-strapped cities targeting parked cars more than ever. soaring ticket prices, more meter maids and more drivers getting the boot. are city officials crossing the line? >>> yo, taylor, i'm really happy for you, i'm gonna let you finish, but beyonce had one of the best videos of all time. >> kanye's swift insult much the rapper rudely interrupting the country star's vma moment and it did not end there all that and more, now on the big picture. good afternoon, everybody, good afternoon, tamron, i'm david shuster live in washington. >> i'm tamron hall live in new yor
FOX News
Sep 15, 2009 6:00pm EDT
---www.ncicap.org--- bret: next on "special report" democrats want to hold joe wilson's feet to the fire for calling the president a lie liar. we will tell you what is in the healthcare bill that is finally coming out of a key senate committee, an caught on tape, part four, another acorn worker falls. all that, plus brit hume's analysis and the fox all-stars, right here, right now. bret: welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. house democrats late today pushed through a message expressing disapproval toward south carolina republican joe wilson for his "you lie!" outburst during president obama's address last week. the vote was 240-179. chief washington correspondent jim an is here with the late-breaking details and the politics behind it. good evening, jim. >> hello, bret. when congressman joe wilson refused to apologize again, house democrats declared his conduct was a breach of decorum that discredited the house. steny hoyer said the issue is clear. >> and that issue is whether we are able to proceed with a degree of civility and decorum that our rules and democracy contemplate and requ
MSNBC
Sep 10, 2009 5:00pm EDT
wilson shouted out "you lie" at president obama last night, he gave the democrats a gift they hope just keeps on giving. wilson was forced, and that does seem to be the word, forced to apologize today and his washington office has been mobbed, mostly by right wing supporters. democrats hope to turn wilson into the cindy sheehan of the anti-health care reform movement, a clownish figure of ridicule who hurts his own side more than he helps. partly lost in all of the fuss over wilson was the president's speech itself -- did he regain control of the debate? we will deconstruct the speech and see where the debate is headed next. >>> plus, it seems like a south carolina kind of day. governor mark sanford today defended his decision to stay in office. but can he survive the ground swell of calls for his resignation this week by the statehouse republicans? >>> back to health care for a moment. could bill clinton become president obama's secret weapon to keep democrats in line when reform comes to a vote? that's in the "politics fix." >>> and we all know it's a bad idea to text while driving. w
CNN
Sep 12, 2009 12:00pm EDT
capitol hill. and beyond -- congressman joe wilson heckles the president during his health care address. he may have apologized, wilson, that is. but he's not backing down. >> on these issues i will not be muzzled. i will speak up and speak loudly against this risky plan. >> so who is joe wilson? and will his outburst put him in the political penalty box? for less than $3. thanks to walmart. just two times a week saves my family over $500 a year. save money. live better. walmart. (announcer) we understand. you need to save money. (announcer) we understand. could save 'em hundreds on car just telinsurance.e geico it's actually doing it. gecko vo: businessmen say "hard work equals success." well, you're looking at, arguably, the world's most successful businessgecko. gecko vo: first rule of "hard work equals success." gecko vo: that's why geico is consistently rated excellent or better in terms of financial strength. gecko vo: second rule: "don't steal a coworker's egg salad, 'specially if it's marked "the gecko." come on people. i'm more active, i eat right, and i switched to new one a d
MSNBC
Sep 11, 2009 8:00pm EDT
about tomorrow? the gop's civility crisis, as joe wilson goes -- >> you lie! >> so goes the crackpot faithful. >> last night we heard our president address this country. >> clarence page on the political ramifications as the republican party continues to careen off the tracks. and melissa lacewell on how our political discourse came to this. >>> also, the art of turning "i'm sorry" into "send cash." >> go to joewilsonforcongress.com and contribute to my efforts to defeat the proponents of government-run health care. >> it takes a much better actor than joe wilson to get away with faking sincerity. fighting health care reform at all costs. if it finally passes and becomes law, governor tim pawlenty of minnesota says his state still might not stand for it. >> depending on what the federal government comes out with here, asserting the tenth amendment may be a viable option. >> what do the tenthers have against people with pre-existing conditions? >>> the war in afghanistan. eight years to the day after the attack on our soil that provoked it. prominent democrats say more u.s. troops are
MSNBC
Sep 11, 2009 10:00pm EDT
of these stories will you be talking about tomorrow? the gop's civility crisis. as joe wilson goes -- >> you lie! so goes the crackpot faithful. >> last night we heard our president address his country. [ booing ] >> clarence page as the political party continues to careen off the tracks. and melissa harris-lacewell on how our political discourse came to this. also the art of turning i'm sorry into send cash. >> go to joewilson.com to defeat patriot opponents of government-run health care. >> it takes a much better actor than joe wilson to get away with faking sincerity. fighting health care reform at all costs. if it finally passes and becomes law, governor tim pawlenty of minnesota says his state still might not stand for it. >> it may be a viable option. >> what do the tenthers have against people with pre-existing conditions? the war in afghan stain. eight years to the day after the attack on our soil that provoked it. prominent democrats say more u.s. troops are not the answer to security problems there. >> we need a surge of afghan forces. >> a security scare in d.c. on september 11. a coa
MSNBC
Sep 10, 2009 4:00pm EDT
," the other person people are talking about, of course, who was there, congressman joe wilson. he's the man with the outburst during the president's speech where he was attempting to unite democrats and as the president said, he was also trying to bring in conversation from the right. wilson shouted out, "you lie" when the president was hitting back at claims that his health care plan would provide insurance to illegal immigrants. >> the reform -- the reform i am proposing would not apply to those who are here illegally. >> you lie! >> not true. >> the president was right. it is not true. here's the wording on illegal health care reform legislation, approved by three house committees. quote, nothing in this subtitle shall allow federal payments for affordability, credits on behalf of individuals who are not lawfully president in the united states. an hour after the speech last night, wilson issued a written statement apologizing for his outbursts calling it inappropriate and regrettable. president obama accepted his apology but today wilson indicated he was asked to apology. >> i last night
CNN
Sep 10, 2009 6:33pm EDT
same thing basically that congressman wilson was talking about? >> reporter: y yeah, but what wilson was doing was child's play compared to what we were hearing today, you heard those comments talking about a come nils government. there was a sign there that said impeach the muss limb marxist. you saw there had been a number of health care reform sup parties who came out. jim spellman who's been embedded with the tea party express. you saw a stuffing match ensued that was quickly broken up. but very, very aggressive. they're on their way to washington, they say they have roused the silent majority of people who are opposed to government intervention, they want government out of their lives, it was well beyond health care, it was generally opposed to more taxization, bailouts and talk about freedom, they had anthems that they had composed, anti-obama anthems, a very aggressive meeting in opposition to the president's health care reforms and other steps that this government has taken, that this group sees as intrusive into the lives of americans. >> thank you ali velshi. let's t
CNN
Sep 15, 2009 3:00pm EDT
. so we're talking to them. >>> congress also voting to discipline joe wilson for his admitted incivility. >> the reforms i'm proposing would not apply to those who are here illegally. >> you lie! >> but was wilson right? did the president lie and what's wilson's connection to white supremaci supremacists? >>> is he a shakedown artist as accused? >> governor blagojevich has taken us to a truly new low. >> or is he just a politician taking us to new lows. >>> speaking of fire works, is that a bus on fire? rolling down the freeway? that's a talker. your national conversation for tuesday, september 15, 2009 begins right now. >>> and hello, again, everybody, i'm rick sanchez with the next generation of news. and as you know, this is a conversation not a speech and we have several opportunities to get involved. >>> this is a search that's going on now, there's news coming out of this. it's been going on for the last hour or so at the home of kidnapping suspect phillip garrido and his wife in california and we're going to be all over that for you in just a little bit. >>> but first a
FOX News
Sep 15, 2009 7:43pm EDT
the president during his health care speech is facing punishment. joe wilson shouted "you lie" after the president said his plan would not cover illegal immigrants. wilson called the white house to apologize after the speech, he said, but later he distanced himself from it, saying that the party made him do it, or told him to. he faces more criticism, with another apology demanded of him. today, a resolution was proposed that is basically a mild scolding. but they say it makes a statement about an important issue. >> that issue is whether we're able to proceed with the degree of civility and decorum, the degree that our democracy requires. shepard: at the time that picture was taken, another representative from south carolina. after the vote, congress will some call this a low day for the political process. -- congressman wilson called this a low day for the political process. >> we should be working for health insurance reform. shepard: congressman wilson says he feels vindicated, because after the outburst, a provision was added to the plan to keep illegal immigrants from getting i
CNN
Sep 10, 2009 10:00pm EDT
congressman joe wilson who apologized. president obama quickly accepting his apology. >> the reforms i'm proposing would not apply to those who are here illegal. >> you lie! >> that's not true. >> i'm a big believer that we all mick mistakes. he apologized quickly. and without aquif indication. i'm appreciative of that. i do think, as i said last night, we have to get to the point where we can have a conversation about big important issues that matter to the american people, without name calling, without the assumption of the worst in other people's motives. >> the president saying apology accepted. the controversy still growing. who is congressman wilson? who thinks he went too far? who actually agrees with him? the raw politics from joe johns. >> reporter: this is republican congressman joe wilson, after last night, he's the man everyone wanted to hear from today. >> last night, we heard from the leadership. they wanted me to contact the white house. and state that my statements were inappropriate. i did. >> reporter: inappropriate? not everyone agrees. ? his health care speech last
MSNBC
Sep 14, 2009 4:00pm EDT
wilson. wilson, has gone told republican leaders he will not apologize on the house floor. and now wilson is claiming he is a victim. >>> plus, the meltdown at the u.s. open. [ bleep ] is it possible to even do that with a tennis ball? all that and more, this hour on msnbc. >>> good afternoon, i'm tamron hall live in new york. >> and i'm david schuster in washington. >> we're following breaking news from last hour. law enforcement agents have raided residences in new york city as part of a terrorism investigation. we're told they're preparing to brief congress on this investigation. new york police department spokesperson paul brown has confirmed that the searches were conducted in queens by agents of the joint terrorism task force. so, again, these raids happening in new york in queens. and congress will be briefed on this investigation. and we will bring you the latest information as we get it in on this big story. david. >> and tamron, the big picture this hour on this, the one year anniversary of the lehman brothers' collapse and the spiral downward in the u.s. economy. there is every
CNN
Sep 12, 2009 10:00am EDT
. but as brian todd tells us, joe wilson isn't so little known anymore. >> reporter: an obscure back bencher injects himself literally into the great health care debate. >> you lie! [ boos ] >> that's not true. >> reporter: an uncharacteristic outburst, or was this part of joe wilson's m.o.? yes on both counts according to journalists who have covered him in south carolina. they describe a soft-spoken, flag-waving congressman who doesn't get into the forefront of many high-profile debates. but when he does feel passionately he's not afraid to show it. witness this exchange on c-span several years ago when democratic congressman bob filner opined that the u.s. had supplied saddam hussein with weapons of mass destruction. >> we never gave stuff like that to -- >> you need to read your military history. >> that is absurd. you know, this hatred of america by some people is just outrageous. you need to get over that. >> hatred? >> yes. a hatred of america to say something like that. >> are you accusing me? >> yes. accusing us of giving biological weapons to iraq. that is outrageous. you need to l
MSNBC
Sep 11, 2009 7:00pm EDT
make of this wilson dude at the speech the other night and kind of called out the president? >> well, you know, is he the same wilson that played the basketball on the tom hicks movies? i think he was. i think he is the same wilson. as i said -- wilson! join the wilson ticket. >> great to see you. have a great weekend. thanks for joining us again on a friday. >> thank, ed. >> you bet. >>> earlier in the show i asked you what you thought. how do you think most republicans are feeling about congressman joe wilson's outburst? 32% of you say embarrassed. 68% of you say embolded. dave schultz, 863. way to go, buddy. i'm ed schultz. "hardball" is next with chris matthews. have a great weekend. >>> the president's political health. let's play "hardball." >>> good evening. i'm chuck todd in washington filling in for chris matthews who will be back on monday. leading off tonight, image problem. the outburst by congressman joe wilson has us asking, are we at the point where we can say the intense opposition to barack obama in some parts of the country is about more than health care reform? sti
FOX News
Sep 16, 2009 5:00pm EDT
the president said "illegal aliens would not be covered," this congressman, wilson, said two words "you lie! " for his part, joe wilson apologized. the president accepted. now, may i be an adult here and ask if the president and joe wilson, the two parties directly affected and involved, did they not solve it like two grown-ups should? did joe wilson not do the right thing by calling him up and saying i'm sorry, mr. president trvetion inappropriate, and did the president not do the right thing and say i accept your apology, i understand passions get the best of us. why, for the love of pete are we still talking about this? i said last week i understand wilson's frustration, but i also said i didn't agree with the way he eh pressed it, but -- with the way he expressed it, but you know what? neither did joe wilson. that's why he apologized. now, after the apology, the charges are not just that it was out of line, no, no. now it is somehow or another joe wilson is transformed into a racist. the charge of racist is coming from everyone. jimmy carter is involved. jim, i sure miss you. this is so
CNN
Sep 15, 2009 4:00pm EDT
right now, he accused the president of lying. now democrats want joe wilson to pay. they want to smack him with a penalty, but republicans say it all smacks of political payback. chief assertions, the commander in chief says the economy is improving because of his policies and the fed chief says the recession is now likely over. does that ring true for you? >>> and disturbing the dead. a cemetery is accused of dumping remains to resell grave sites, and a former worker shockingly tells cnn what he did. i'm wolf blitzer in cnn's command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. you're in "the situation room." >>> but first, news just coming into "the situation room," what he did was never quite done before, and now democrats want to punish him in a unique way. republican congressman joe wilson of south carolina. his recent scream may incite 'high-profile smackdown. >> the reforms -- the reforms that i'm proposing would not apply to those who are here illegally. >> you lie. >> that's not true. >> although wilson apologized to the president for sho
CNN
Sep 10, 2009 7:33pm EDT
accept wilson's apology? >> doi do. we all make mistakes. he apologized quickly and without equivocation and i'm appreciative of that. >> it's the level of national discourse was the loser last night, there was one winner and it's congressman wilson's democratic opponent. miller raised more than $400,000 since wilson's remarks last night. >>> joining me now is a columnist for "salon" and new york bureau chief for "the washington post" joins us and also ron christi. thank you for joining us. let's start with the joe wilson controversy. keith? >> it's not a good time for south carolina politicians, is it? i have to apologize. both my parents came from the state. you know, it is funny that that became the thing that everyone is talking about the next day. there could have been things in the speech they were talking about like how to pay for this? once again, the opposition is the best friend that obama has in some of this stuff because by always going over the top and doing something completely shwill like that, the republicans step on what they want their message to be. >> let's talk about
FOX News
Sep 13, 2009 10:00pm EDT
. they feared, they didn't want -- >> democrats are racialists and some people say joe wilson was racialist. >> what he is saying i think is true about burris. i can't believe how they have ganged up on him. he's not as good as the other senators? >> geraldo the idea is i had conversations with harry reid reed and senator hernandez. we talked about the senate seat. they would be oh helpful in varying degrees lisa man began healthcare and low taxes. if that didn't happen it was my preference to have an african american in the senate. in my discussion they feared jesse jackson junior sammy davis. >> the book is "the governor." we send our condolences on the former chief of staff family. >>> democrats say he has to apologize on the floor of congress. south carolina joe wilson says been there, done that. what should happen now. juan williams and the great you lie debate coming up. (announcer) take your time to find the right time a clinically proven, low-dose tablet for erectile dysfunction you take every day so you can be ready anytime the moment is right. tell your doctor about your medical c
ABC
Sep 13, 2009 6:30pm EDT
on wednesday. republican joe wilson called the white house after the speech to say he was sorry, but democrats want wilson to apologize to the house. that plan to introduce a resolution disapproving of wilson if he fails to do so. wilson says he is done apologizing. >> i am not going to apologize again. i apologized to the presidentn wednesday night. i was advised -- thank you, and let's get on to a civil discussion of the issues. >> president obama said he accepted wilson's apology, and wilson says the pilot project possibility of disciplining him is all politics. >>> breaking news from fairfax county. a child has grounded in a small pond in springfield. emergency crews tell us that the little boy was 14 months old. he apparently fell into a quarry pond. we will have more details as they become available. >>> a man is in critical condition after a p involved shooting in hyattsville. w asit d.c. police officer who opened fire. >> we understand the shooting happened down at the bottom of this hill near the intersection down there. most of e people who live in this neighborhood were asleep when
CNN
Sep 10, 2009 4:00pm EDT
now infamous. amid a skrum of cameras and reporters, south carolina congressman joe wilson tried to explain himself today. >> it was spontaneous. it was when he stated, as he did, about not covering illegal aliens. >> reporter: when president obama told congress wednesday night that a democratic health care overhaul will not cover illegal immigrants, wilson shouted from his seat, accusing the president of lying. >> the reforms i'm proposing would not apply to those who are here illegally. >> you lie! >> that's not true. >> reporter: the unusual outburst drew boos from democrats and the glare to end all glares from speaker nancy pelosi. >> it was stunning. to hear such a statement made on the floor of the house when the president of the united states was speaking. >> reporter: wilson quickly apologized and republicans refused to defend him. many where many, including california's dan lund gren say they understood why he was upset. >> i would expect more civility on the floor. but i understood his frustration. republicans offered an amendment specifically to disallow illegal aliens
CNN
Sep 13, 2009 10:00pm EDT
on joe wilson's apology and promises he'll own whatever health care reform bill that passes. later, it's the end of the line for an alleged serial bank robber. all of the details for you. taking your comments tonight as well. i don't think you can live the american lifestyle without energy. we have all this energy here in the u.s. we have wind. we have solar, obviously. we have lots of oil. i think natural gas is part of the energy mix of the future. i think we have the can-do. we have the capability. we have the technology. the solutions are here. we just need to find them here. introducing a breakthrough from tums that can control your heartburn for hours all day or all night. it's called tums dual action, and it's the longest lasting tums ever. tums dual action works two ways to relieve heartburn: like all tums, it goes to work in seconds. plus, tums dual action has an effective acid reducer that works for hours, all day or all night, to keep heartburn from coming back. rely on tums dual action for fast, long-lasting relief of heartburn. brand power. helping you buy better. could sa
MSNBC
Sep 11, 2009 5:00pm EDT
will happen to congressman wilson. we know it is possible that we could see some movement in the censure. will this be a hot topic as we go into the week. >> well, as kelly o'donnell has been reporting, either the democratic here's like nancy pelosi want wilson to eats apologize on the house floor or risk some type of motion like a censure. so it seem it is an either/or situation. obviously the joe wilson story will go into next week and have it live for another day. >> mark murray, nbc news, deputy political director. thanks as always. go long horn, right? >> exactly. >> that is big picture. you can all watch every morning. logon to firstread.msnbc.com. >> another exciting week. we'll be watching "meet the press" and all the other stuff that happens. in the meantime prg does it for "the big picture." >> and up next, "hardball" with chris matthews. chuck todd is sitting in tonight. "hardball" starts right now. >>> the president's political health. let's play "hardball." >>> good evening. i'm chuck todd in washington filling in for chris matthews who will be back on monday. leading off to
MSNBC
Sep 15, 2009 11:00pm EDT
to pounce on a democratic president usually using a hapless piece of trivia like congressman joe wilson as a starting point. to explain that and more of president carter's remarks about racism and criticism of president obama, ladies and gentlemen, here is rachel maddow. good evening, rachel. >> good evening, keith. thank you very much for that. and thank you at home for staying with us for the next hour. >>> governor ed rendell of pennsylvania will be joining us this hour. a doctor will be joining us as well. he was national security adviser to president carter. but, of course, he's ben known here at rockefeller center as mika's dad. dr. brzezinski's old pass, former president jimmy carter, did tonight call much of the opposition to president obama racist. that is just in tonight. we have the footage for you. it's all coming up. plus i pledge that for the first time ever on this show i will say something very important about keanu reeves. i promise. that's all coming up at this hour. >>> but we begin tonight with a dramatic day in d.c. republican congressman joe wilson of south carolin
NBC
Sep 2, 2009 6:30pm EDT
the top of mt. wilson, one of the critical pieces in the fight against some of the worst fires in the history of los angeles. we'll have complete coverage tonight. new allegions of outrageous behavior on the part of u.s. embassy guards and why some people are hording 100 watt light bulls. "nightly news begins now. >>> good evening, once again from southern california. we are in a makeshift city where some 4,000 firefighters on the job live, eat and sleep. we catch a break from the weather. the air remains awful and thick. the sun has been a faint smudge in the sky. the fire continues on the move, a big push to save mt. wilson, the focal point over los angeles. more on that in just a moment. critically today, they are zeroing in on a cause. again, tonight, my colleague miguel almaguer is here. good evening. >> reporter: good evening. this fire remains 140,000 acres. firefighters lost more than 60 homes, they are cautiously optimistic. the sunrises on another day of southern california burning, a week long battle with the station fire and a treacherous fight for teams on the fron
NBC
Sep 10, 2009 7:00pm EDT
heard around the world. congressman joe wilson was not widely known before last night. he is now. nbc's kelly o'donnell joins us from the hill. good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. i have talked to members of congress that have been here for decades. they said the kind of disruption we saw last night simply hasn't happened before. the issue that got a five-term republicano upset touched off a wider conversation about illegal immigrants and health care. it was a stunning outburst. >> lie! >> oh! >> reporter: south carolina congressman, joe wilson accused the president of lying in a fit of anger. cameras waited outside his office. top repuicans told him head to apologize, fast. >> i heard from the leadership they wanted me to contact the white house and state that my statements were inapprriate. i did. >> reporter: the president was clearly displeased last night, but gracious today. >> i'm a big believer that we all make mistakes. he apologized quickly. i'm aappreciate ya of that. >>reporter: in years past, other presidents heard murmurs. wilson's distinct attack hit a new le
MSNBC
Sep 10, 2009 11:00pm EDT
the crime of wrong-way wilson was not reflected in his emotions or disagreement or inappropriate conduct nor in his incivility. it was in his prideful wrongness. there are many vague portions of this bill, but section 246 says it plain. no federal payment for undocumented aliens. i defend congressman wilson's right to instability. a little incivility six years ago might have stopped the iraq war. he can shout anything he wants at anybody he wants in any circumstances he wants providing that he is willing to suffer the consequences of his action. i am willing to suffer him. this nation can survive a president being disrespected by some nickel-dime congressman from beaufort. the shame falls onto the shouter and not the one shouted at. but this nation cannot survive the continued acceptance, the continued endorsement, the continued encouragement, the continued institutionalization of stupidity. i think if mr. lincoln were alive, he might recast his most famous imagery -- a house divided against itself cannot stand. i believe this government cannot endure permanently half smart and h
MSNBC
Sep 15, 2009 5:00pm EDT
with congressman wilson here. what do we know of the latest there? >> it's still -- the democrats hold the majority. i expect that resolution will pass. disapproving of the behavior by congressman joe wilson. but a lot of people have noted it's been a pretty sad day. we're seeing, obviously, democracy work, but this isn't one of congress' brighter chapters. >> and mark, there is any chance that pete stark gets in any trouble for that comment about not wanting to waste urine on somebody. if you're saying that in a town hall, anything goes? >> well, you know, there is a lot of bad behavior that's been going around. pete stark has been known for outbursts like that before. so i'm not sure anything is going to come of it. obviously reports on that never good news for a democrat or a republican. >> indeed. mark murray, nbc news deputy political director thanks as always. check out first read first thing every morning, updated throughout the day. check back, logon to firstread.msnbc.com. and tamron, big day tomorrow. >> yeah. it is a big day tomorrow. i'm interested to see what happens there on the house
CNN
Sep 15, 2009 7:00pm EDT
in jeopardy. this could be the president's final opportunity to change any minds. >>> joe wilson rebuked in the house of representatives because he called po fo a liar. but wilson stayed defiant. he refused to offer up any more apologies. and another school bus beating caught on tape. teams cheering as a kid is pummel pummeled. >> and a.c.o.r.n. is under fire, calling for investigations and demands tonight that president obama cut off all, all government ties to the organization. we'll have the latest report on a.c.o.r.n., a report you'll see only here. >>> good evening, everybody. preaching to the choir, that's what president obama hopes he was doing today. in three campaign style speeches, president obama went to union country trying to shore up big labor support of his health care plans. plans that by most measures are in big trouble. it was the beginning of a planned health care media blitz. a blitz that will have the president appear on five sunday talk shows and david letterman. any legitimate efforts to recruit republicans seemed to have been abandoned by the administration, even
CBS
Sep 15, 2009 6:30pm EDT
. also tonight, he called the president a liar and today the house voted to rebuke congressman joe wilson. but it's a different story in his south carolina district. >> the way he said it some might not agree with but at least he spoke up for us. >> couric: police are reportedly searching for a person of interest in the slaying of a yale grad student. what we know about the man they're after. and the story of k.p. 2, the friendly seal. maybe a little too friendly. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. in the battle against the h1n1 flu virus, the government has just approved the primary weapon so prepare to bare arms. federal health officials today cleared the way for drug makers to start shipping the flu vaccine, it should be available october 15, that's one month from today, at 90,000 sites all across the country. here's cbs news medical correspondent dr. jon lapook. >> reporter: it was another shot of good news for the h1n1 vaccine effort. >> today the food and drug administration has approved applications for v
FOX News
Sep 15, 2009 4:00pm EDT
at a capitol hill. house democrats are about to condemn republican congressman joe wilson for his outburst over whether illegals will get health care coverage. on the other side, senate democrats are working on a new health care bill that will only now block illegals from buying coverage on the government's dime. texas congressman john carter says that proves wilson got it right and today's resolution is a big waste of time and money. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- neil: you are saying his colleague of yours could be censored or whatever you guys do to people who misbehaved for all the wrong reasons. >> did have it right. the protections to keep illegal aliens from being covered by the bill were not in the bill, and it is proven by what the senate is doing to make sure they have corrected that. neil: that is a bit of irony, but can i ask you this -- if you censored or condemned -- i guess there are variations of that -- what happens? where do you go? >> i do not think this censure follows any format. it is kind of
HLN
Sep 10, 2009 12:00pm EDT
. >> that sound just in to hln. that was south carolina representative joe wilson just hours after his outburst during president obama's health care speech last night. listen closely to hear what was said. here it is. >> there are also those who claim that our reform efforts would insure illegal i mmigrant this too is false! the reforms -- the reforms i'm proposing would not apply to those who are here illegally. >> lie! [ booing ] >> not true. >> now, many people are talking more about wilson's comments than they are about the president's policies. this morning, house speaker nancy pelosi weighed in. >> it was stunning. to hear such a statement made from the floor of the house when the president of the united states was speaking. the president did the right thing just to continue on from it, and didn't give it anymore attention than it deserved. >> wilson called the white house last night to apologize. chief of staff rahm emanuel accepted on behalf of the president. but now hoyer says he will talk with gop lawmakers to decide if wilson should be punished or not. we wanted to hear from you on t
FOX News
Sep 13, 2009 12:00pm EDT
during president obama's speech to congress this week. but congressman joe wilson tells fox news he's not going to do it. he's already apologized to the president, but is enough enough? should he heed house speaker nancy pelosi's request to form formally apologize on the house floor and what will be his punishment if he doesn't? >> i'm shannon bream live from washington. angry outbursts like the one from representative joe wilson that tens of thousands of tea party protesters who descended on washington, those are the visible signs this weekend about how angry americans are about healthcare reform. he's insisting he has no interest in signing a healthcare bill that won't work. how far away are we from any bill at all? they took it to the talk shows today. what do you have? >> president obama turns to congress to write the bill and the democrats are defending them in the angry town hall in the summer break. now the president is ready to lead the battle himself. in full campaign mode at rally in minnesota yesterday and is planning more events this week. the president says he should be
MSNBC
Sep 10, 2009 3:00pm EDT
did. >> yes, it was a forced apology and could wilson dig deeper? could the heckling of the president of the united states finally what unifies the democrats? breaking news from south carolina governor mark sanford. he is devil raysing the media today after lawmakers of his own party ratchet up their call for him to resign. >> first of all, this conversation never took place. okay? >> bernie madoff coaching a potential witness on how to fool the sec. how did the fed get it so wrong and miss so many clues? >>> good afternoon. i'm david shuster. live in washington. >> i'm tamron hall live in new york. big picture this hour, president obama accepts congressman joe wilson's apology. republican house member from south carolina yelled out you lie during the president's health care speech to congress last night. and later apologized. take a listen to the outburst heard around the world. >> the reform -- the reforms i'm proposing would not apply to those who are here illegally. >> you lie! >> not that the outburst would have been inexcusable behavior but add this to the equation. here is the
MSNBC
Sep 11, 2009 3:00pm EDT
will not be muzzled. i will speak up and speak loudly against this risky plan. >> republican congressman joe wilson not backing down, but neither are the house democrats who are threatening action if they don't get an apology on the house floor. >>> plus, into thin air, the bride-to-be who vanished just days before her wedding. investigators at a yale still don't know what happened. >>> and the house for sale in chicago. it's a your chance to live next door to the first family. we will with explain. good afternoon, everybody, good afternoon, tamron. i'm david schuster live in washington. >> good afternoon, david. i'm tamron hall, live in new york. >>> the big picture, 9/11, eight years later. the country marks the terror attacks in new york, washington, d.c. and pennsylvania with memorials familiar but still very painful, as family members and so many others pay tribute to those who lost their lives. president obama observed his first 9/11 as this nation's leader. the president and the first lady have a moment of silence at the white house before attending a ceremony at the pentagon. >> eight septe
MSNBC
Sep 15, 2009 3:00pm EDT
this mean it's over or yjut the beginning. wilson's own wife thought the outburst was crazy. >> i said, joe, who's the nut who hollered out you lie or you liar. he goes, it was me. >>> dishing dirt. a former aide to george w. bush revealing what the boss allegedly said behind closed doors about barack obama, joe biden, sarah palin and hillary clinton. >>> and then there's this. >> kanye west is here. cool haircut. what are you doing? >> it was rude, period. >> taylor swift, kanye west, is there a teachable moment in the embarrass i embarrassing scene seen round the world? >> i'm tamron hall live in new york. in the big picture, reprimanding congressman joe wilson. any minute now democratic house members are expecting to bring forth a resolution of disapproval formally criticizing the south carolina republican after he shouted out "you lie" during president obama's address to congress. after wilson's outburst last week, he apologized to the president. some in congress thought he should apologize on the house floor. a vote on the resolution of disapproval is expected later today. meanwhile, j
MSNBC
Sep 15, 2009 7:00pm EDT
it on the head. what wilson did by what he said, was he degenerating the conversation and the sanctity of congress? >> all right. that's all we've got time for tonight. here we go. >>> earlier i asked our viewers tonight what you think. will any republican senator cross over and vote for health care reform? 15% of you said yes. 85% said no. they're not coming over to do anything about reform. that's "the ed show." i'm ed schultz. for more information on "the ed show," go to ed.msnbc.com. or check out our radio website at wegoted.com. chris matthews and "hardball" coming up next. right here on the place for politics, msnbc. we'll see you tomorrow night 6:00 eastern right here on "the ed show." >>> say it ain't so, joe. let's play "hardball." >> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. leading off tonight, rebuked. joe wilson has been officially rebuked by the house of representatives for his "you lie" outburst during president obama's health care speech last week. the vote was 240 ayes to rebuke wilson and 179 nays. 12 democrats voted against and 7 republicans for it. we have a h
WHUT
Sep 8, 2009 7:06pm EDT
. jackie wilson was my no. 1 singing idol. i always look to see who wrote the music. i knew about berry gordy. we go to this audition for jackie wilson's managers. we saw in the five songs that i had written a said of something that is currently popular. this young guy was sitting in the corner. i was 16 at the time. he was waiting to audition. they rejected us and we went out and we were totally down. he came up behind us. he said, hold on. he said, where did you get those songs from? i really dejected. i said that i wrote them. he said that i like a couple of your songs. i am thinking, and so what? i am being polite. i say thank you, i appreciate that. he said that i am berry gordy. my lips drawn down to the floor. -- lip dropped down to the floor. you are the berry gordy that writes songs for jackie wilson? what? he made a mistake. he said, have you got any more songs? i pulled up might little notebook. he said, let me hear some of your songs. he takes me to a room. i must have 720 songs to him that day. he never said i am tired. i have heard enough. he just critiqued every song. he
CBS
Sep 16, 2009 4:30am EDT
no carrier lights the h1n1 flu ring vaccine. >>> congressman joe ring wilson's no carrier outburst aimed at president obama was racist. no carrier > ring no carrier ring no carrier ring no carrier ring >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, september 16th, 2009. no carrier captioning funded by cbs ring no carrier no carrier > ring no carrier ring >>>p >>> good morning, thanks for joiningp joining joining us, i'm michelle gielan. for now ring the no car focus of the ring murder investigation of no carrier annie le connecticut police no carrier ring no searched the home of raymond clark. no charges have been ring filed and no carrier clark is not under ring no carrier arrest. police want to compare clark's dna to evidence collected at the crime scene. no carrier ring drew levinson has our report. ring no carrier ring >> reporter: the man police no carrier identified as a person of interest in the murder of a yale grad student was taken into custody tuesday night. 24-year-old no carrier ring no raymond clark a ri co-worker of annie le was not n
MSNBC
Sep 13, 2009 7:00am EDT
, the outburst by joe wilson has us asking, are we at the point to say the intense opposition is about more than health care reform, stimulus plans, is it also about ideology, regional differences and race? the support he's received in the south carolina district. is it threatened to harden the republican party reputation now? we'll talk to two members of congress. plus, september 11 is the reason we waged war in afghanistan. what is our mission there today. richard engel has been in the region recently and will give their take on the present state of afghanistan. it's the latest dwolment in an important week for president obama which included health care and his back to school speech. press secretary robert gibbs will do a briefing here. plus, with an interview sunday, we'll ask, are we seeing too much of president obama? it's all in the politics fix. it wouldn't be a political scandal without david letterman. that e's in the "hardball" side show. we begin with press house secretary robert gibbs. robert, sorry we didn't see you earlier today. we thought we would drag you out. >> i'll be in this
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